Grant Beige--It works with modern spaces and traditional ones, fares equally well with the light of Texas or the East Coast. If you want to keep your palette clean with whites, creams, and accents of black,
"Aiming for a coastal bedroom decor? Paddles emphasize the sea/beach theme and make for great wall decorations. Different size paddles can also be arranged and used as a headboard in a coastal bedroom." Other headboard ideas at the link.